Looking for some spooky fun this month? Check out these events happening across the Southland. Note: The majority of these events are family-friendly but a few have age recommendations.
Legoland-“Brick or Treat” party nights
One LEGOLAND Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Castle Hill, Land of Adventure and Imagination Zone transform into a not-too-spooky Halloween haven for Brick-or-Treat Party Nights featuring a dance party, costume contests, nighttime trick-or-treating on the Brick-or-Treat Trails, festive music, Spirits of Brick-or-Treat Light Show and the entertaining “Boo Crew”.
Date: Every Saturday in October.
Time: 5-9:00 pm
Prices: $30 & $59 (online exclusive). Pass members attend for free!
Mickey’s Halloween Party
The popular Mickey’s Trick-or-Treat Party from Disney California Adventure Park has been transformed into a bewitching event at Disneyland Park! Scare up your favorite costume for an evening of spirited attractions, treats, and more!
Dates: 22, 26, 29 and 31
Times: Tuesday Nights: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m
Fridays and Halloween Night: 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Cost: Check their website for pricing info (varies on the day). Ages Two and Under: No Charge!
Knott’s Scary Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620
Knott’s professional “scare-masters” have transformed the old Berry Farm into Knott’s Scary Farm for another year of te world’s first, biggest and most famous theme park Halloween event! This event is not recommended for kids under 13.
Dates: October 20-24, 27-31
Cost: Pre-sale: $33-50, Walk-up presale: $50. Day of event: $56
Halloween Harvest Festival @ Pierce College
20800 Victory Blvd.,
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
The Festival features farm-grown pumpkins, kid’s Activities, rides, farm Animals, Adventure Corn Maze, hay ride and more…
Dates: Open through October 31
Festival cost: $4.00 (Kids under 3 are FREE)
Headless Horseman Dinner Train
Fillmore & Western Railway Co.
351 Santa Clara Street
Fillmore & Western Railway invites families to creep aboard a vintage train for a spooktacular adventure that includes dinner, storytelling, and a search through a remote pumpkin patch for the Headless Horseman! Costumes are encouraged, and advance reservations are required.
Dates: Each Fri, Sun 10/15/10 – 10/29/10
Ages: 5 & up
Time: 6:45 pm-10:15 pm
Cost: Adults $47; Children (ages 4-12) $32; (ages 1-3) $24; Infants on lap free
Halloween Ghost Train 7-10
5202 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, California 90027
Passengers must be at least 34″ in height and weigh under 350 lbs. to ride. The Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum survives solely on donations by railfans who visit and ride our trains. In keeping with our philosophy of giving back to our community, we also host special events for Children’s Hospital, The City of Hope, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Tri Valley Special Games and other organizations.
Dates: October 22-23-24, 28-29-31
Cost: $7 Per person suggested donation
Los Angeles Haunted Hayride’s at Griffith Park, Old zoo
Griffith Park (Old Zoo)
4730 Crystal Springs Ave.
Los Angeles, CA, 90027
Dates: Now – October 31
Age: Recommended for kids 8 and up
House at Haunted Hill
Where is it? It’s a mystery until 1 week prior to the event!
The House at Haunted Hill is a high-tech, outdoor, haunted display for people of all ages located in Woodland Hills, California!
Date: October 29-31, 7 pm to midnite
Outdoor Cinema Food Fest
Check site for locations
Outdoor Cinema Food Fest is showing great titles on Halloween Eve and Halloween:
Zomieland (Oct. 30) and The shining (Oct. 31)
Grounds Fee: $8
Queen Mary ‘Dark Harbor’
1126 Queen’s Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802
Something Wildly Wicked Takes Over: This Halloween, THE QUEEN MARY steams into a harbor of the damned, a decidedly demonic destination. With a trio of She-demons that prey on all mortals who dare enter their realm after sunset – villagers, passengers and visitors alike – the annual scare-fest takes on a horrifying new dimension.
Dates: Oct. 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 7:00 p.m. through the darkest hour of midnight.
Cost: Starts at $35 per person